The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 33 -
Permanent jobs citing OOP 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
OOP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 100 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 82.18% 79.37% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 77 85
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,080 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

OOP
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OOP across the Belfast region.

OOP Salary Trend in Belfast

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Northgate
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) COM+
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) COM+
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) Use Case
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Northgate